The BMX Midwest Nationals are in Rockford's Searls Park this weekend. Races start at 6:30 p.m. Friday night, and there are more than 1,000 riders ready to compete.
Spectators can watch for free. More than 5,000 visitors will be converging on Searls Park this weekend. On Saturday racers will tear up the track from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
And on Sunday, races start early at 8 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m.
If you want to try some tricks on the Searls Park BMX track, log on to: www.rockfordbmx.com.